By Ernie Over
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding a buck mule deer that was illegally shot and left south of the Exxon Black Canyon facility, approximately 18 miles southwest of Big Piney. It is believed the deer was killed on or around November 13, 2013.
In addition, Game and Fish is seeking any information on a bull elk that was shot and taken on or around the evening of November 16, 2013, on the Bureau of Land Management boundary between South Cottonwood Creek and North Cottonwood Creek. Enforcement officers also are seeking information on a camp that was at the same location during the same time period.
Anyone with possible information regarding these poaching incidents, or who was in the area during those times, and may have noted suspicious vehicles or activities, is encouraged to call Big Piney Game Warden Adam Hymas at 307-276-3359, the Pinedale Game and Fish office at 1-800-452-9107 or the STOP POACHING hotline at 1-877-WGFD-TIP (1-877-943-3847). Information also can be reported online by clicking on the Stop Poaching logo found on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s homepage at: http://wgfd.wyo.gov/web2011/home.aspx.